Manny Alvarez Biography
Manny Alvarez is a Cuban-American obstetrician-gynecologist who has appeared on Fox News Channel shows such as America’s Newsroom, Fox & Friends, Happening Now, Varney & Co., Money with Melissa, The O’Reilly Factor, The Kelly File, and Fox News Weekend, as well as on the local affiliate, WNYW-Fox 5 News.
Manny Alvarez Medical Career
In 1981, Alvarez graduated from the Department of Medicine of the Universidad Central del Este, a private university established in San Pedro de Macorís on October 15, 1970, in the Dominican Republic.
In an attempt to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, Alvarez sits on the board of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation that facilitates patient knowledge and research grants to scientists. Another member of the board is Howard Lutnick, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.
During Postpartum Support International’s 20th anniversary in June 2006, Alvarez was recognized by Hillary Clinton for his role in delivering lectures and community education on women’s health. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the President of the organization.
Manny Alvarez Journalism Fox News
In September 2005, Alvarez filed a report for Fox News from Texas on the preparations that were being made ahead of Hurricane Rita to prevent mistakes made after Hurricane Katrina.
In January 2006, Alvarez launched AskDrManny as a website devoted to providing general information on health news. The website specializes in women’s health, pregnancy, and early childhood development statistics. AskDrManny launched a YouTube channel in 2009 aimed at offering video segments on the same subjects.
Alvarez reported on the January 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti, carrying medical supplies and helping treat patients at border hospitals in the Dominican Republic.
Later that year, in June 2010, he reported on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, coining the phrase “Gulf Oil Syndrome” in referring to the potential health hazards that the population in the region could face in the years to come.
Alvarez has interviewed the Nobel laureate Paul Greengard about his discoveries in treating Alzheimer’s disease and receiving The Karolinska Institute’s Bi-Centennial Gold Medal.
Manny Alvarez Age
How old is Manny Alvarez? Manny is 64 years as of 2021. He was born on 16 April 1957, in Cuba. He celebrates his birthday on the 16th of April every year and his zodiac sign is Aries.
Manny Alvarez Height | Weight
Alvarez stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Manny Alvarez Wife
Alvarez is happily married to Katrina Alvarez, a renowned American doctor and commentator. They have been together for 15 years and are blessed with three children; two sons namely Rex, Ryan, and a daughter named Olivia.
Manny Alvarez Family
During the Cuban Revolution, he was transported to the United States through an outreach program to live with a foster family while his father was imprisoned in Cuba. Alvarez was reunited with his family in New York five years later. His father started a business in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Alvarez lives in a New Jersey suburb with his wife and three children. His son Ryan is on the autism spectrum and Alvarez has been a vocal supporter of the autism community, often using his position at Fox News to speak out on social issues affecting people on the spectrum.
Manny Alvarez Net Worth
Alvarez has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Alvarez has enjoyed a long career in the medical industry spanning almost three decades. Through proceeds from his work as an obstetrician-Gynecologist, he has been able to accumulate a modest fortune.
Manny Alvarez Books
He is the author of The Checklist: What You and Your Family Need to Know to Prevent Disease and Live a Long and Healthy Life, which won two awards in May 2008 for both its Spanish and English editions at the 10th annual International Latino Book Awards in Los Angeles. In 2008, he published his second book, The Hot Latin Diet: The Fast-Track Plan to a Bombshell Body. He serves as the senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and FoxBusiness.com.
Manny Alvarez Obstetrician-Gynecologist
After completing his residency in Obstetrics / Gynecology and Anesthesiology, Manny completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in New York City. He has served as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Medical Center of Women’s Hospital and Hackensack University since 1996.
As a health science reporter for Telemundo in Journalism, Manny started his career. He filled out a report for Fox News in order to avoid errors made after Hurricane Katrina in September 2005. When an earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, he carried medical supplies to assist a wounded patient in the Dominican Republic.
He interviewed Dr. Paul Greengard, Nobel laureate, about his researchers in Alzheimer’s disease treatment. And he received the Gold Medal from the Bi-Centennial of The Karolinska Institute.